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    SWACCA Encourages Members to Ask Their Member of Congress to Fix the Retail Glitch

    These efforts to fix the so-called “retail glitch” have evolved and there is now a large coalition of diverse groups urging Congress to address this issue.

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    Dept. of Labor Issues a Proposed Rule Allowing for Electronic Disclosure of Retirement Plan Information in Lieu of Paper Statements

    DOL estimates that the NPRM would save an estimated $2.4 billion over the next ten years for ERISA-covered retirement plans by eliminating materials, printing, and mailing costs associated with furnishing printed disclosures.

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    OSHA Implements New Inspection Weighting System with a Greater Emphasis on Falls and Other Fatal Hazards

    In its memo, OSHA lists falls, being struck by an object, electrocutions, and being caught in/between structures, machines, or equipment as the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. 

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